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Edith: This complete loveliness will fade. And we shall forget what it was like.
Edward: Edith, don't.
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Open the book. (The gilt rubs off the edges
of the pages and pollinates the fingertips.)
The moment when she crawled out onto the back of the open limousine in which her husband had been murdered was the first and last ...
We are but warriors for the working day.
Our gayness and our gilt are all besmirched
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One touch of nature makes the whole world kin,
That all, with one consent, praise new-born gauds.
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In that November off Tehuantepec,
The slopping of the sea grew still one night
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Frequently also some fair-weather finery ripped off a vessel by a storm near the coast was nailed up against an outhouse. I saw fa ...
no little brass rollers
and small easy wheels on the bottom--
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Taught from their infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and, roaming round its gilt cage, on ...
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